Transfer Station

Overview & Fees

The Transfer Station located at 2363 Jeep Road Abilene, KS. is a county-owned facility.

Hours of operation are Monday - Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.  785-263-7432

Trash collected at this site is transferred to Hamm Quarry at Perry, Kansas.

Note: Transfer Station yearly residential fee - This department will no longer accept payment for the "residential fees."

Changes to Solid Waste Fund Fee (residential fee)

Effective January 1st, residents of Dickinson County will no longer receive a yearly statement in the mail for the "Landfill or Solid Waste Fund" fee. Starting in 2012, the $18 fee will be assessed on real estate property tax statements for all residents owning residential property in Dickinson County. For more information contact Derek Norrick at 785-263-4780.


  • Refuse Collector's yearly license fee
  • Trucks 3/4 ton or less - $25 per truck
  • Trucks > 3/4 ton - $50 per truck
  • $50 per ton with a $10 minimum charge for 400 pounds or less
  • $5 Scale charge
  • $10 PENALTY FOR ALL UNCOVERED LOADS OF TRASH (bagged trash must be covered also)

Material Accepted with a Fee

  • Household Trash and Garbage - $50 per ton (up to 400 pounds, $10 minimum)
  • Tires Without Rims - $2 per tire up to P/235
  • Tires 16 inch up to 11 x 24.5 - $7 per tire
  • Note: Tires with rims are doubled in price
  • Tractor, Motorgrader and Other Large Tires - $15 per tire
  • Old Furniture and Bedding- $50 per ton - ($10 minimum)
  • Lumber - $50 per ton - ($10 minimum) NOTHING OVER 6 FOOT LENGTH  WILL BE ACCEPTED 
  • Dead Animals Less than 80 pounds in weight. Must be double bagged with heavy weight bags - $50 per ton ($10 minimum)
  • Animal Waste Must be double bagged with heavy weight bags - $50 per ton ($10 minimum)
  • Tree Limbs and Brush - $10 per load - Free, fourth Saturday of Each Month

Material Accepted Free of Charge

  • Metal
  • Appliances with Freon
  • Clean Wire
  • Old Vehicles (fluids must be drained, tires removed, and title)
  • Gas Tanks (empty)
  • Grass Clippings and Leaves
  • Tree Limbs and Brush - *Free the fourth Saturday of each month*  (All other times $10 per load)
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • E-Waste (refers to electronic products that have finished their useful life)

Material Not Accepted

  • Explosives and Ammunition
  • Asbestos Waste
  • Hazardous Waste - Any waste that requires KDHE special waste authorization
  • Nothing with creosote
  • Tree Limbs or Brush over "12 inches" in diameter
  • Medical Waste such as needles, syringes, etc. - these may be taken to the Hospital or Health Department